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Daily Mail - Great Britain

Chrissie Hynde slammed after saying rape victims ‘have to take responsibility’

The Pretenders singer made the comments from personal experience after revealing she was forced to perform sexual acts aged 21. She said she took ‘full responsibility’ for what happened.

Posted on 31 August 2015 @ 12:29 am

Theresa May says European migrants should be banned from UK unless they have a job

The Home Secretary said the principle of free movement within the EU has allowed jobless citizens to move countries in search of work and benefits, putting pressure on public services.

Posted on 31 August 2015 @ 12:24 am

Terror suspects linked to Jihadi John run up legal aid bills to sue Government

Mohammed Ahmed Mohamed (pictured), Ibrahim Magag and a suspect who can only be referred to as CF all claimed legal aid after fleeing Britain while under counter-terror orders.

Posted on 31 August 2015 @ 12:23 am

UK weather forecasts rain but Notting Hill Carnival revellers ignore warnings

Hundreds of thousands of revellers have descended on the streets of west London for the Notting Hill Carnival, today and tomorrow. Despite grey skies overhead, spirits refused to be dampened.

Posted on 31 August 2015 @ 12:12 am

‘Black spider’ memos show Prince Charles lobbied Alex Salmond over a stately home, a castle and his own Highlands food brand 

The extracts from seven letters released by the Scottish Government are once again likely to raise questions about the relationship between ministers and the royal family.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 11:54 pm

Dr Clare Miller endures SAS and Navy Seal training and BEATS the male competition

Dr Clare Miller, 32, from London was praised by Navy Seal commando Ray Care who trained her for a TV experiment due to be broadcast tonight. It puts participants through trials used by Special Forces.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 11:04 pm

Vladimir Putin’s latest photo shows him and PM Dmitry Medvedev pumping iron

After struggling to keep up with Putin in the gym, Medvedev and the Russian President enjoyed a relaxing cup of tea at their residence in Bocharov Ruchei.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 10:35 pm

Indian Express - India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC - Great Britain

Ferries resume after Calais blockade

Ferry services resume at the Port of Calais following a fresh protest by former workers of a dissolved ferry company.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 11:52 pm

Migrants ‘vanish’ from Austria hospital

Three Syrian children and their families disappear from an Austrian hospital where they were treated after being rescued from an overcrowded minivan.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 9:35 pm

Free EU movement ‘for those with jobs’

EU free movement should mean the “freedom to move to a job” – not to look for work or benefits – Home Secretary Theresa May says.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 6:13 pm

VIDEO: Migrants ‘pick up litter or face jail’

Residents on the Greek island of Agathonisi say they need help to deal with the large number of refugees arriving there on a daily basis.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 5:28 pm

VW and Suzuki settle four-year dispute

The International Chamber of Commerce rules that VW should sell its stake in Suzuki, ending a four-year dispute between over their failed partnership.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 5:25 pm

‘Massive gas discovery’ off Egypt coast

Italian energy group Eni says it has found one of the world’s largest natural gas fields off Egypt’s coast.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 2:33 pm

Russia’s leaders in workout session

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev are pictured working out and sharing breakfast at Mr Putin’s summer residence.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 1:11 pm

NPR - United States

WATCH: Octopuses Appear To Take Up Arms As Submarine Warfare Escalates

An Australian bay has gotten a bit too crowded for the local octopuses, who have been fighting and bullying each other. They now appear to be hurling shells as weapons — and there’s video evidence.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 10:34 pm

ISIS Culls From School-Aged Kids To Assembly Its Army Of Tomorrow

Richard Engel, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent, talks with NPR’s Arun Rath about his reporting on the Islamic State’s brutal tactics to recruit the next generation of their fighting force.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 9:09 pm

China Arrests Nearly 200 Over ‘Online Rumors’

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 8:21 pm

Refugee Children Rescued In Austria Reportedly Disappear From Hospital

The three Syrian children, aged 5 and 6, were near death from dehydration when they were discovered by police in the back of a minivan on Saturday.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 3:35 pm

Rio’s Favelas Feel The Peace — And The Pressure — Of Pacification

Before hosting the World Cup, Brazil launched a program to pacify high-crime slums. The project has cut violence in some areas, but in others residents have been caught in the police crossfire.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 1:15 pm

Spanish And Arabic Mixes In Accused Terrorist’s Home Town

The accused terrorist in the recent foiled train attack in France is a Moroccan who lived in Algeciras, Spain. It’s a diverse port city where immigrants are well integrated.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 12:02 pm

Germans Impatient With Angela Merkel’s Migrant Response

Germany is the number one destination for the thousands of migrants reaching Europe’s shores. NPR’s Rachel Martin gets a German perspective from Der Spiegel editor Maximilian Popp.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 12:02 pm

The Jerusalem Post - Israel

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Voice of America - US Government

IS Reportedly Destroys Another Ancient Temple in Palmyra

Syrian activists say the so-called Islamic State militant group has severely damaged another ancient temple in the historic Syrian city of Palmyra.

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, citing witnesses in Pamlyra, said Sunday the militants used explosives against the nearly 2,000-year-old Temple of Bel.

One witness says only the wall remains.

Islamic State posted pictures on social media last week showing militants destroying another ancient Palmyra temple, Baal…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 10:12 pm

Sierra Leone Confirms New Ebola Death

Health officials in Sierra Leone on Sunday confirmed a new death from the Ebola virus, less than a week after the last known Ebola patient was released from a hospital.

The West African country’s chief medical officer, Brima Kargbo, said samples from the body of the 67-year-old victim, who died recently in a rural area near the Guinea border, have tested positive for the deadly disease.  Kargbo told Reuters that further tests are under way to confirm the diagnosis.

The…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 9:31 pm

Will VP Biden Enter US Presidential Fray?

A big question mark remains on the list of U.S. presidential hopefuls – will Vice President Joe Biden enter the race on the Democratic side, joining former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders? VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, the answer could come any day now and put an end to weeks of speculation and intrigue in Washington and beyond.

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 8:57 pm

Will VP Biden Enter US Presidential Fray?

A big question mark remains on the list of U.S. presidential hopefuls – will Vice President Joe Biden enter the race on the Democratic side, joining former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders? The answer could come any day now and put an end to weeks of speculation and intrigue in Washington and beyond.

Biden has an extensive political resume: vice president for nearly seven years after 36 years as a U.S. senator. Plain-spoken and long-winded, Joe Biden is no…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 8:51 pm

Serena Williams Aims for Rare Tennis Grand Slam

Serena Williams is on the brink of the grandest achievement in tennis, the single season Grand Slam, and even the leading men at the U.S. Open championships starting on Monday in New York are cheering her on.

The 33-year-old American, with the 2015 Australian Open, French Open and Wimbledon trophies already on her crowded mantle, will be gunning to complete the first season’s sweep of the slams since German Steffi Graf in 1988. The last man to accomplish the feat was Australian Rod…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 8:17 pm

Ukraine Cancels Upcoming Local Polls Near Combat Zone

Election officials in Ukraine have canceled upcoming local polls in parts of two rebel-controlled regions near the Russian border, after determining that authorities can not guarantee voter or polling place safety.

The Central Election Commission, in a statement Sunday, said the cancellations of October 25 voting will affect 91 local councils in the rebel-held Donetsk region and 31 local councils in the nearby Luhansk region.

The statement said the cancelations target voting for…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 8:08 pm

Egypt Sets Parliamentary Elections

Egypt said Sunday it will conduct two-stage parliamentary elections in October and November, the first since then-military chief Abdel Fattah el-Sissi overthrew the country’s first freely elected civilian President Mohamed Morsi two years ago and later was elected president himself.

Egypt has been without a legislature since June of 2012, when a court dissolved the democratically elected main chamber.  President Sissi has passed dozens of laws by decree.

The country’s…

Posted on 30 August 2015 @ 7:39 pm


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